Last week in U.S. horseracing (not including training and harness casualties).

Pretension “returned bleeding from the nostrils” at Mahoning
Icy Bells “reluctant to load,” raced anyway…and eventually “vanned off” at Sunland
Zephyrous “collapsed post-race” at Charles Town
Crawfish “vanned off” at Evangeline
Special Street “went wrong, vanned off” at Lone Star
That’s You Not Me “came back bleeding from the nose” at Charles Town
Gladhander “bled” at Mountaineer
Caliente Carson “vanned off” at Sunray
Chasing the Stars “vanned off” at Tampa Bay
KC Wiegmann “vanned off” at Tampa Bay
Jumpin Tac Class “vanned off” at Weber
Flatterfly “broke down, euthanized” at Aqueduct
Grand Bili “vanned off” at Gulfstream
Vow of Secrecy “vanned off” at Lone Star
Dan’s Irish Cop “vanned off” at Los Alamitos
Flatfoot Walker “vanned off” at Remington
Ira Hayes “vanned off” at Sunray
Yorkshire Inn “broke down” at Tampa Bay

“Broke Down” – racing-speak for dead
“Vanned Off” – many, if not most, will be on my year-end FOIA kill-reports
“Bled,” “Returned Bleeding From Nostrils” – usually indicates pulmonary hemorrhage

(source: Equibase)

Last week in U.S. horseracing (not including training and harness casualties).

“Broke Down” (racing-speak for dead); “Collapsed and Died”; “Euthanized”

Warrior’s Dance at Parx

“Vanned Off” – required ambulance to get off the track; many, if not most, of these horses will be on my year-end FOIA kill-reports

Naci Knothead at Sunland
My Cousin Charlie at Tampa Bay
Epona Magica at Hawthorne
In My Dust at Keeneland
Ha Fearless Version at Sunland
River Hoss at Santa Anita
Flair Weather at Sunland
Smart Answer at Tampa Bay
Benny Is a Jet at Tampa Bay
Joshua’s Miracle at Emerald
Mo Wees at Gulfstream
Brolazza at Santa Anita
Jess Gotta Sing at Sunland
Red Raider at Sunland

“Bled”; “Returned Bleeding From Nostrils” – usually indicates pulmonary hemorrhage

Private Tanner at Golden Gate (also “vanned off”)

(source: Equibase)

Last week in American horseracing (not including training and harness casualties).

“Broke Down” (racing-speak for dead); “Collapsed and Died”; “Euthanized”

Market Mayhem at Turf
Johannah Jo at Mahoning
Cyclic at Charles Town
Saturday Command at Golden Gate
Really Big Bird at Laurel
Brazilian Barbeque at Turf

“Vanned Off” – required ambulance to get off the track; many, if not most, of these horses will be on my year-end FOIA kill-reports

Streets of Miesque at Mahoning
Miracle Punch at Turf
Ack Ack Girl at Sunland
Y Ya Gottabedatway at Hawthorne
Utopian Flag at Aqueduct
Elate at Keeneland
This Town at Santa Anita
Peg’s Olympic Zoie at Tampa Bay
Quiet Easy at Fonner
Langtanz at Keeneland
Red Shelby at Santa Anita

“Bled”; “Returned Bleeding From Nostrils” – usually indicates pulmonary hemorrhage

Holiday Weekend at Mahoning
Daddys Blushing at Sam Houston (also “vanned off”)
Rosie’s Renegade at Turf (also “vanned off”)
Mr. Hamilton at Parx

(source: Equibase)

Last week in American horseracing (not including training and harness casualties).

House Cat “vanned off” at Fair Grounds
Ghetto Fabulous “came back bleeding from the nose” at Charles Town
Speedy Puig “vanned off” at Turf
Blanchfield “broke down” at Charles Town
Great Wit “went wrong, vanned off” at Fair Grounds
Aaron of Goshen “broke down” at Fair Grounds
Z Besha “broke down” at Oaklawn
First After Break “vanned off” at Fair Grounds
Bar Trick “took a bad step, DNF” at Fonner
Partyallnightlong “in distress, vanned off” at Gulfstream
ZZ Rider “fell, vanned off” at Hawthorne
Rarely Makes It Good “bled” at Remington
Skyfall “vanned off” at Sunland
Second City “took a bad step, broke down, euthanized” at Aqueduct
Calm the Sea “pulled up lame, vanned off” (after “winning”) at Golden Gate
Dance So Sue “vanned off” at Los Alamitos
The Pickett Factor “vanned off” at Oaklawn
Dividing the Coronas “bled” at Remington
Sing a New Song “vanned off” at Santa Anita
EP Who “vanned off” at Sunland
Lo Duca “vanned off” at Turf
Outrageous Deal “vanned off” at Turf
Hunt’s Road “vanned off” at Aqueduct
Jeff and J’s Dream “went wrong, vanned off” at Fair Grounds
Stalk “broke down” at Laurel
Unclenedwhodrank “fell over [fallen] rival, DNF” at Laurel
In Closing “vanned off” at Tampa Bay

“Broke Down” – racing-speak for dead
“Vanned Off” – many, if not most, will re-surface on my year-end FOIA kill reports
“Bled,” “Returned Bleeding From Nostrils” – usually indicates pulmonary hemorrhage

(source: Equibase)

Last week in American horseracing (not including training and harness casualties).

Lady Digger “vanned off” at Fair Grounds
Percolator “returned bleeding” at Parx
Put Your Pants On “vanned off” at Turf
Crystalngold “vanned off” at Turf
Lostinthismoment “vanned off” at Turf
Snooze Alarm “fell, vanned off” at Turf
Sistah’s Sister “stumbled badly, DNF” at Will Rogers
Charlie’s Chap “was put to the whip…stopped…vanned off” at Fair Grounds
Snow Mesa “took a bad step, vanned off” at Fair Grounds
Power of Hope “vanned off” at Santa Anita
Don’t Be Coy “fell, vanned off” at Charles Town
Wichita Willy “returned bleeding from the nostrils” at Mahoning
Balharbour Miss “collapsed after the finish, vanned off” at Penn
H a Fearkicker “hit rail, fell, DNF” at Sunland
Andalusite “appeared to take a bad step, vanned off” at Tampa Bay
Pure Joy “vanned off” at Fair Grounds
Tiz Bobby “vanned off” at Gulfstream
Shakeyogroovething “went wrong, vanned off” at Turfway
Aeroscout “hit rail, DNF” at Turfway
Whathadhappenwuz “fell, DNF” at Fair Grounds
Ceesway “pulled up lame, vanned off” at Golden Gate
Nova Light “took a bad step, vanned off” at Gulfstream
Conquest Streetwar “pulled up lame, vanned off” at Oaklawn
Camp Cielo “broke down” at Oaklawn
Brother J.R. “fell over a stricken foe, DNF” at Oaklawn
Flyen Low “vanned off” at Remington
The Third One “vanned off” at Turf
Northern Contract “vanned off” at Turf

“Broke Down” – racing-speak for dead
“Vanned Off” – many, if not most, will re-surface on my year-end FOIA kill reports
“Bled,” “Returned Bleeding From Nostrils” – usually indicates pulmonary hemorrhage

(source: Equibase)